by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2015 7:46 am | Comments (20)
The latest candidate to enter this year’s first-ever Board of Education elections sends his daughter to private school — which, he said, is a reason he’s running.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 30, 2015 8:45 am | Comments (4)
Hartford — New Haven lawmakers saw years of lonely advocacy of criminal-justice reforms to protect citizens from brutal cops and blacks and Latinos from mass incarceration suddenly come to fruition—thanks in part to the assassination of nine people at the hands of a white supremacist in a historically black church in Charleston, S.C.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 29, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (4)
In two and a half years in office, Democratic Fair Haven Alder Santiago Berrios-Bones has risen to the position of the deputy majority leader and helped tackle the distribution of federal community development block grants.
He said he wants another term to tackle what has become a rallying point for several incumbent alders seeking re-election; to move the needle on jobs. But he’s not the only man after the job of representing Ward 14.
by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (1)
Newhallville neighbors are knocking on doors to reelect Delphine Clyburn, a two-term alder who knocks on the doors of her own ward every month.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 29, 2015 1:14 pm | Comments (3)
Two alders representing the Hill neighborhood kicked off their bids for reelection at Trowbridge Square Park, while the nephew of a former longstanding alder sought to follow in his footsteps.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 29, 2015 1:12 pm | Comments (2)
Don’t forget Fair Haven Heights: That’s the mission of Rosa Santana, a Democrat who launched a reelection campaign for Ward 13 alder amid drizzling rain outside Fairmont Park on Sunday afternoon.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 19, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (6)
Finishing what they started: That is the reason three alders gave the people gathered in a field behind Augusta Lewis Troup School to support them for another term.
by Staff | Jun 18, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (13)
Maurice Smith, who marched “Freddy Fixer” down Dixwell Avenue is considering another march—this one to City Hall.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 12, 2015 8:03 am | Comments (6)
Retired NBA basketball player turned Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (pictured) made his way to the East Coast Wednesday to help raise money for the reelection campaign of his New Haven counterpart, Toni Harp.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 12, 2015 7:50 am | Comments (33)
A thousand demonstrators sent Yale a message: 500 jobs in two years is not enough.